Youth at Risk for developing Lifestyle Induced Hearing Loss

This week’s Hearing International features guest authors from the Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Amity Medical School, Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon, India. Archana Dass, Himanshu Kumar Sanju, and Arun Kumar Yadav have conducted an interesting study of young adults and their exposure to noise and other environmental sounds that could lead to hearing loss.  The…

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In Pursuit of Silence

According to Lentin (2014), three of the five noisiest cities in the world are in India, Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Kolkata (Calcutta), and Delhi.  These are highly populated cities, with about 13 million, 14.3 million and 18 million people respectively.  Known as the entertainment, commercial fashion and financial centers for India, they all have severe city…

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